Fireworks in the Eyes of our Students

Marcela Mason, who is the assistant manager of the College Experience, took our students to see the fireworks at the State Capitol on Monday, July 4th. Here are some amazing photographs she captured from this adventure. (There are definitely benefits to our students living within walking distance from the State Capitol.) Our students stared in…

Jessica’s Daylong Outdoor Adventure

Jessica Lewis recently decided she wanted to pay a visit to Bowman Orchards in Rexford, NY on Thursday, June 16, 2022 to lighten the immense strawberry crop and take home the literal fruits of our labors. Jessica allowed staff to capture some awesome photographs of her picking the ripest strawberries to use in various recipes like…

Amy’s Can-Do Entrepreneurial Spirit

Amy Maiorano succeeded in collecting so many cans over the past few weeks that this resulted in a veritable treasure trove of redeemable products. Her Volunteer Coordinator even took the liberty of dramatically enhancing her collection by bringing all of the cans and bottles from a friend’s 40th Birthday Celebration to give to Amy for…

Three Successful Alumni Return for Question/Answer Session

The students received a blast from the future when the students in Suzanne Bernier’s Apartment Life class were visited by three alumni who have demonstrated consistent success in the realm of employment and independent living. On Wednesday, April 13, 2022…Andrew Maggio, Amy Maiorano, and Tor Kronbichler (left to right in the photo with Suzanne) stopped…

Yellow Roses for the Participants of the DCOP Program

The College Experience would like to offer our congratulatory wishes to the participants of the Day Community Opportunities Program (DCOP). They had their annual awards ceremony on the date of Friday, June 3, 2022, at the large pavilion located within Elm Avenue Park; 261 Elm Avenue; Delmar, NY 12054. This event is quite special not…

Litter Collection Commences with the Volunteerism Class

The students of the Volunteerism class led by Cole Chasky; Juliana Buckard; and Nick Genau were led on an Adventure in Litter Removal to beautify their surrounding neighborhoods. Litter is a reality that all of us must live with regardless of whether it makes sense or seems fair. Without constant diligence and maintenance from volunteers,…